Today everything is rapidly getting smarter: children, houses, cars… Polymers don’t fall behind: designers try to enhance them with some intellectual functions corresponding to the demands of the present-day consumer. Biodegradable plastics, fire-resistant materials, fruitful symbiosis of thermoplastics and elastomers, polymers and additives, improving polymer profiles’ quality or making a packaging easy to open, plastics’ innovative application in electronics… Maybe, everyday working process is far from the like items, but who knows that they won’t make the reality of our tomorrow? Rather the accent in this issue’s topic should be made in the word “perspective” as “perspective” in Latin means “I see clearly”. All the materials published in this issue are penetrated with the “Be ready!” idea, including a little off-topic article about joining WTO or a training article for those eager to work at multi-layer films market. Do you want to have latest information and a clear view on the problems of the industry? Read PLASTIKS! By the way, list of topics for 2008 is already confirmed.
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